Ginobili, balanced Spurs pummel Pelicans, improve to 13-1


Manu Ginobili had 16 points to lead seven players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-93 on Monday night for their 11th straight victory.

Tony Parker had 14 points and seven assists, Tiago Splitter added 11 points and Tim Duncan had 10 points for San Antonio (13-1). Reserves Marco Belinelli had 14 points, Boris Diaw added 13 points and Patty Mills 12 to keep the Spurs undefeated at home.

Ryan Anderson had 17 points, Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday each added 12 points and Anthony Davis had 10 for New Orleans (6-7). The Pelicans, who have lost six straight in San Antonio, had a three-game winning streak snapped.

San Antonio matched its best start after 14 games and was again able to give their starters significant rest after rolling past Cleveland 126-96 on Saturday.

Trail Blazers 102, Knicks 91

In Portland, LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 14 rebounds for his seventh double-double this season and the Trail Blazers beat slumping New York for their 11th straight victory.

Jazz 89, Bulls 83 (OT)

In Salt Lake City, Trey Burke made a key 3-pointer to help the Jazz outlast Chicago in overtime — the Bulls’ first game since learning Derrick Rose would again be lost for the season.

Pacers 98, Timberwolves 84

In Indianapolis, George Hill scored a season-high 26 points, and Paul George had 11 of his 26 points during the decisive run for the Pacers.

Celtics 96, Bobcats 86

In Charlotte, Jordan Crawford had 21 points and reserve Gerald Wallace added a season-high 17 points as Boston beat the Bobcats for its second straight victory.

Heat 107, Suns 102

In Miami, LeBron James scored 35 points on only 14 shots from the field and Dwyane Wade added 21 points and 12 assists as the Heat won their seventh straight game.

Rockets 93, Grizzlies 86

In Memphis, Chandler Parsons scored 17 points and Omri Casspi added 16 as Houston overcame a double-digit deficit to beat the Grizzlies.

Nuggets 110, Mavericks 96

In Dallas, Ty Lawson had 19 points after a quiet start, Nate Robinson scored 11 straight for Denver in the fourth quarter as the Nuggets beat the Mavericks for the second time in three days.

Pistons 113, Bucks 94

In Auburn Hills, Michigan, Brandon Jennings made four consecutive 3-pointers in the first quarter against his former team as the Pistons overwhelmed Milwaukee with a dazzling first half.

Rose has knee surgery


Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.

The team said that Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. He was hurt Friday night at Portland.

The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Chicago’s 2012 playoff opener against Philadelphia.

Kobe gets extension


The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise.

ESPN reported the extension as being worth $48.5 million.